[mythtv-users] Sample 5.1 Surround sound Test video?

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Jun 17 10:30:41 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 9:59 PM, William <william_munson at comcast.net> wrote:
> Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
>> Finally got Surround sound working on my system :) all five speakers
>> working independently with  'speaker-test -Dplug:surround51 -c 6 -t wav'
>> I believe I've set the appropriate settings in MythTV to use them and I
>> like to do a similar test with Myth. Does anyone know of a downloadable
>> video that exercises all six channels independently?
>> Thanks,
> Pretty much any action dvd will do what you want. It may not be as good
> of a test as a demo recording but its obvious when all channels are
> active. Just put  your ear next to the surround speakers and the
> surround effect will be easy to identify.

There certainly are surround demo files on the net. And you can quite
easily make a surround file with the right tools, they are available
for linux.

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